Mary’s song in Luke 1:46-55 is paralleled by the song of Hannah in I Samuel 2:1-10.
In stanza 2 we sing that though we are small, God does great work in us. Paul, in I Corinthians 1:26-31 reflects on the same for the Corinthians.
When stanza 4 points to the raging of the nations, we may well hear the words of Psalm 2.
When the refrain looks for the “turning” of the world, we think of how the apostles were described in Acts 17:5-9 as “troublers” who “turned the world upside down”.